Title: How did people in the past celebrate
Christmas?

Starter: How do people today
celebrate Christmas? Sum up your
idea...
Title: How did people in the past celebrate
Christmas?

Starter: How do people today
celebrate Christmas? Sum up your
idea...
So what was
Christmas
like in the
past?

You – 2000s

A Tudor – 1500s

Peasant – 1200s
Task One: In pairs divide yourself into A and B.
Read and highlight the different worksheets:
Person A = Medieval
Person B...
Task A
Dr Who has agreed to
attend three Christmas
celebrations this year!

Task: Create a
time-travellers guide
to Christ...
Task B
Task: Choose either the
Medieval or Tudor period
and design an invitation
card to a Christmas
celebration.
Things y...
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  1. 1. Title: How did people in the past celebrate Christmas? Starter: How do people today celebrate Christmas? Sum up your ideas using only 29 words. Finished? Work out these anagrams: - Crash Mist - Tens Reps - Research Mitts - Epic Me In - Racetracks Smirch - Lobsters Usurps
  2. 2. Title: How did people in the past celebrate Christmas? Starter: How do people today celebrate Christmas? Sum up your ideas using only 29 words. Finished? Work out these anagrams: - Crash Mist = Christmas - Tens Reps = Presents - Research Mitts = Christmas Tree - Epic Me In = Mince pie - Racetracks Smirch = Christmas Cracker - Lobsters Usurps = Brussels Sprout
  3. 3. So what was Christmas like in the past? You – 2000s A Tudor – 1500s Peasant – 1200s
  4. 4. Task One: In pairs divide yourself into A and B. Read and highlight the different worksheets: Person A = Medieval Person B = Tudor Task Two: Take just one minute (I’ll be timing) to teach your partner about the Christmas you have just researched. I found out the medieval people believed that Christmas was a time for… The most interesting thing I read was…
  5. 5. Task A Dr Who has agreed to attend three Christmas celebrations this year! Task: Create a time-travellers guide to Christmas which explains the traditions of the medieval, Tudor and modern day people of Earth. Things to Dr might like: - an example menu from each time period. - a description of house decorations. - some drawings to show him what to look out for.
  6. 6. Task B Task: Choose either the Medieval or Tudor period and design an invitation card to a Christmas celebration. Things you might include: - a sample menu. - a list of things they guest could bring to decorate the house. - a description of your house so that they can find it. - some rules that they will have to follow (time for religion, no games…etc)

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